Baby’s First Eames and Other Great Children’s Books

Baby’s First Eames by Julie Merberg and illustrated by Aki offers a delightful A-to-Z overview of modern design icons for the toddler set.

Baby’s First Eames

There are some surprisingly groovy books for kids out there and one of the best is a children’s book published this year: Baby’s First Eames: From Art Deco to Zaha Hadid by Julie Merberg.

babys first eames

This whimsically illustrated board book is perfect for parents who appreciate architecture and modern design and who will get a kick out of sharing their passion with their kids.

From Alexander Calder to Frank Lloyd Wright, from Knoll furniture to Noguchi sculptures, the visionaries, buildings, and captivating objects introduced in Baby’s First Eames make design fun and accessible for aesthetes of all ages.

Here are just a few of the architects, designers, buildings, furniture pieces, and styles mentioned in the book:
• Art deco
• Bauhaus Wassily chair
• Fallingwater
• Frank Gehry
• The Glass House
• Hearst Castle
• I.M. Pei
• Noguchi
• Marimekko
• Renzo Piano
• Sydney Opera House
• Tulip chair
• Zaha Hadid

$10.39, buy it here

See more of illustrator Aki’s work here.

Other Creative Books for Children
You’ll find many other artistic and inspiring books for children here